Burna Boy’s critical single “20 10 20” highlights the emancipatory triad of protest art, people power movements and social media. Young African protesters are using their own platforms to undermine the coordinated abuses of state violence and censorship.
The 2020 African Crossroads headliner Thomas Mapfumo addressed African unity and decolonial sonics in a stellar musical performance largely drawn from his wide and high-octane collection.
The main task will be delivering an effective new structure that tackles internal dysfunction at the commission.
As we are approaching the end of the year, the African Crossroads network is getting ready to host its final online gathering for 2020.
Ghana’s history shows a strong connection between music and politics that has evolved over six decades.
During the coronavirus pandemic the Jerusalema dance challenge enacted a way for communities to connect – repetitive enough to be picked up and varied enough to tease.
Big Brother Naija continues to dominate cultural conversations among African youth. Is this Nigeria’s strongest PR move?
The time is long past that Pretoria’s admonitions of bad behaviour by Zimbabwe’s leaders are backed by a credible threat of sanction and punishment.
Mkapa, who penned an autobiography, had an impressive record in building state institutions. But his reign was marked by killings and political suppression.